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Kids Science – How It Works

science  kids  epidemiology  scientists  chemistry  experiments  spelling  scientific method 

Science may seem like it’s a strange thing — complicated, even a mystery. But really, science is all about finding out about nature and how things work, the reasons behind every day things.

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Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs)

health  science  exposure  Perfluorinated Chemicals  PFCs  envionment  manufactured compounds 

Many of us have probably seen news stories about something commonly referred to as PFCs or perfluorochemicals. You may not know exactly what they are, but can probably guess that they have something to do with the environment and your health. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency testing program headquartered at NIEHS, are studying many of these compounds.

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E-Cigs and Smoking Study

nicotine  health  research  e-cigarettes  adults  north carolina  smoking  vaping  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

If you are a man or woman, 18-55 years old, living in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area, and smoke cigarettes or use an electronic nicotine delivery system (e-cigarette), please join an important study on smokers being conducted by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).

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Flame Retardants

health effects  chemicals  health  research  science  environment  exposure  flame retardants  PBDE's  TBBPA  HBCD  OPFR's 

Flame retardants are chemicals that are added or applied to materials in order to slow or prevent the start/growth of fire. They have been used in many consumer and industrial products since the 1970s, to decrease the ability of materials to ignite.

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Kids-The Natural World

health  summer  kids  environment  north carolina  season  winter  fall  spring  wildlife  tsunamis  Climate  RTP  earthquakes  greenhouse effect  Earth 

Information to help kids to learn more about our environment, our health, and how NIEHS plays an important role in learning more about how the two are connected.

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Website De la Educación De la Ciencia De la Salud De Environnmental

health  research  science  environment  lesson plans  science education  instituto nacional de las ciencias de salud ambiental  spanish  teacher  teaching 

El programa de extensión educacional es un mecanismo que ayuda lograr la misión del Instituto Nacional de las Ciencias de Salud Ambiental.

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Pollen

health  research  science  asthma  allergens  environment  allergy  environmental agents  ragweed pollen  grass pollen  tree pollen  irritants  breathing  breath  flowers  weeds  tree 

Ragweed and other weeds such as curly dock, lambs quarters, pigweed, plantain, sheep sorrel and sagebrush are some of the most prolific producers of pollen allergens

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Reproductive Health

health  research  science  pregnancy  environment  disorders  birth  miscarriage  reproductive health  ovaries  infertlity  infertile  uterus  PCOS 

Reproductive health refers to the diseases, disorders and conditions that affect the functioning of the male and female reproductive systems during all stages of life.

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Mercury

health  research  science  pregnancy  environment  skin  environmental agents  mercury  ntp  toxicology  breath  fish  metal 

Mercury, also known as quicksilver, is a naturally-occurring metal that is toxic to living organisms.

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